Iran submits UNHRC resolution declaring that sanctions violate human rights

Acting in its capacity as chair of the largest group of nations at the UN Human Rights Council, the Islamic Republic of Iran has just submitted a resolution that reaffirms the peculiar notion that adoption of sanctions against another country is a violation of human rights and of international law, known in …

Again: Saudi Arabia Elected Chair of UN Human Rights Council Panel

Left: Faisal Trad, Saudi Arabia’s ambassador in Geneva, has been elected Chair of the UN Human Rights Council panel that appoints independent experts. Right: Michael Møller, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. GENEVA, September 20, 2015 – U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power and EU …